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Meaning of UNDERWRITER

Pronunciation:  'undurr`Itur

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [n]  a financial institution that sells insurance
  2. [n]  an agent who sells insurance
  3. [n]  a banker who deals chiefly in underwriting new securities
 

UNDERWRITER is a 11 letter word that starts with U.

 

 Synonyms: general agent, insurance agent, insurance broker, insurance company, insurance firm, insurance underwriter, insurer, investment banker
 
 See Also: agent, broker, factor, killer bee, nondepository financial institution

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Un"der*writ`er\, n.
One who underwrites his name to the conditions of an
insurance policy, especially of a marine policy; an insurer.

 

 

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